Welcome to New Zealand Theatre! BATS provides audiences with an affordable, professional and friendly live theatre experience in an intimate auditorium and cosy bar.
BATS Theatre's committment to New Zealand productions has spear-headed the development of new practitioners and innovative theatre for nineteen years. As the birthplace of pioneering, vital, and internationally acclaimed shows and artists, audiences are given the opportunity to “see it here first”.
BATS plays host to key festivals throughout the year including Fringe NZ, The NZ International Comedy Festival, Dance Your Socks Off! Festival, The Young and Hungry Festival of Plays as well as STAB – a theatre revolution.